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Gov. Christie Fights with Fan Over Bruce Springsteen

By |August 20th, 2014|

“Bruce has never asked me to do that,” Christie said. “If you’re going to be cute we should get the story right. … I know Bruce and I spoke to Bruce and you’re wrong,” he said before telling his staff to change up the soundtrack after he leaves today’s event. [NJ.com]

THE FIGHT ensued when […]

The O.J. – Trayvon Effect in Ferguson Reveals Political Divide on Race

By |August 19th, 2014|

IN THE African American community 76% have no confidence that an investigation into Michael Brown’s killing will have a fair result. It reminds me of what happened in Los Angeles during the O.J. trial, though a more recent comparison would be the Trayvon Martin verdict. The grand jury could convene in St. […]

Rick Perry Indicted, Democrat Drinking Vodka, Fingerprints and Mug Shot To Come

By |August 16th, 2014|

A grand jury indicted Gov. Rick Perry on two felony counts on Friday, charging that he abused his power last year when he tried to pressure the district attorney here, a Democrat, to step down by threatening to cut off state financing to her office. [New York Times]

THERE GOES the presidential siren, which should […]

If It’s August, It’s the Midterms Slugfest

By |August 11th, 2014|

This looming battle is a reminder of the enduring political import of the 2010 midterm elections, in which Republicans, powered by the Tea Party and anger over Mr. Obama’s health care program, picked up control of 23 state legislatures. These were the legislatures that oversaw redrawing legislative and congressional district lines in most states, […]

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At African Summit Michelle Obama’s ‘Women Are Smarter Than Men’ Hits Right Between the Eyes

By |August 7th, 2014|

“… And women are smarter than men.” – First Lady Michelle Obama [White House transcript]

IF YOU live around the Washington, D.C. area this week you’re warned to steer clear of the Capitol, because of the historic African Summit being held here. The parking and towing tales alone have already become legend. It’s […]

Bob McDonnell Stars in Virginia’s “Lifestyles of the Wannabe Rich and Famous”

By |August 6th, 2014|

Seven days into their corruption trial, former Gov. Bob McDonnell of Virginia and his wife, Maureen, have been portrayed as venal and grasping, eager to star in their own episode of “Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous” while struggling to get by on the governor’s income as a public servant.

VIRGINIA LAW is the real […]

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Only in Alabama: Democrats Waging ‘War On Whites’

By |August 5th, 2014|

ON SUNDAY, the National Journal’s Ron Fournier was on Fox News Sunday. What he said upset Rep. Mo Brooks of Alabama. Fournier had taken aim at Republicans simply stating a fact, “the fastest growing voting bloc in this country thinks the Republican Party hates them. This party, your party, cannot be the […]

Obama: ‘We Tortured Some Folks’

By |August 1st, 2014|

“I have full confidence in John Brennan.” – President Obama

THE LATEST reporting from McClatchy reveals that the CIA IG report confirms “agency personnel improperly intruded into a protected database used by Senate Intelligence Committee staff to compile a scathing report on the agency’s detention and interrogation program.” CIA Director John Brennan categorically denied this […]

House is Under Cruz Control, Gets Krauthammer Slam

By |August 1st, 2014|

“It is ridiculous to sue the president on a Wednesday because he oversteps the law, as he has done a dozen times illegally and unconstitutionally, and then on a Thursday say that he should overstep the law, contradict the law that passed in 2008 and deal with this [the border] himself,” Krauthammer said Thursday […]

Bob and Maureen McDonnell, A Dishy Corruption Soap

By |July 31st, 2014|

“‘I can be helpful to you. The governor says it’s OK for me to help you, but you have to help me.’” Williams said she asked for $15,000 to help pay for her daughter’s upcoming wedding and a $50,000 loan. “I said, ‘OK, I’ll do it.’” Asked by Dry why he decided to […]